celiac trunk

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  • noun

Synonyms for celiac trunk

an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery

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It was Albrecht von Haller who named the ovarian follicles after De Graaf, calling them ova Graafiana; later they came to be called Graafian vesicles and eventually, Graafian follicles.
The 18th-century Swiss anatomist Albrecht von Haller described the ethmoid pneumatization of the inferior bony wall of the orbit.